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Want to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Russian Information Warfare? – Read This

September 9, 2018

Russian propaganda can come from seemingly non-threatening places like troll farms.

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Trump Lied About Google, but Experts Have Found a Real Bias in the Company

September 3, 2018

Google has a major problem when it comes to its news algorithms.

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Thanks Trump. America’s Soiled Reputation Is Obvious in the Music Bars of Europe.

August 5, 2018

Blue Sunday: A recent visit to Europe was a wake-up call for even the most devoted Anti-Trump Americans.

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Milo Yiannopoulis Deserves All the Scorn He’s Getting Over Journalist Shootings & He’s Not Alone

June 28, 2018

Mass shooting of journalists follows provacatuer's call for violence. Coincidence?

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Absolute Power? Google’s Impact on the Midterm Elections Could Do Real Damage to Democracy

June 8, 2018

When will Google defend democracy? Ronald Robertson, Northeastern University As the 2018 midterm elections approach in the U.S., Google’s power to influence undecided voters remains overshadowed by Facebook’s personal data crisis. Facebook has “ taken it on the chin” for…

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‘Skynet Is Coming’ – Artificial Intelligence Can Officially Create Its Own Fake News

May 9, 2018

How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news By Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University When Mark Zuckerberg told Congress Facebook would use artificial intelligence to detect fake news posted on the social media site, he wasn’t particularly…

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How Cambridge Analytica Got Your Facebook Data, According to the Guy Who Made it Possible

April 6, 2018

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it By Matthew Hindman, George Washington University The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar…

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Trump Consultants Caught Red Handed Plotting Sex Trafficking, Bribery, and Blackmail

March 19, 2018

In a shocking undercover video sting by Britain’s Channel 4 News, top executives of Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy which the Trump Campaign hired for the 2016 presidential election, are caught on camera plotting to provide decidedly illegal and corrupt services to…

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Don’t Look Now, But Here’s Proof of Collusion with Russia

March 2, 2018

NPR reported Friday morning that a prominent Russian politician with deep links to the Kremlin and Vladimir Putin had spent much of the last decade methodically developing personal relationships with leaders of the National Rifle Association (NRA). Alexander Torshin has…

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